Author Literary Journalism

Julie’s Journal

Remembering Katrina Pets

Remembering Katrina Pets

A series of urgent questions on a late August weekend in 2005 determined the fate of a quarter of a million pets in America. . . . For the third time in six weeks, residents had to ask, “Do we go? Do we stay? What are our options?” Every pet’s life depended on how their people answered.



A Class Act

A Class Act

Luke leaned over and whispered, “You get the medal, not me, OK?”

We had been sitting at a banquet table in Orlando for about two hours, watching as nervous book authors waited for their category to be called and to learn if they’d won an award…